Category Archives: Families
For weeks, maybe months, in 1966 while my mom was shopping for groceries I was at the soda fountain in the Muir’s drug store with my father listening as Barry Saddler sang the “Ballad of the Green Berets.” One of … Continue reading
Fox has a new summer show titled Boom! and does it change everything? No, it shows everything really has changed.
There is a song from 1990 by Lorrie Morgan and it’s worth listening to. “I’m looking for something in Red” is the title, but the second stanza is what I write of. It goes. “I’m looking for something in green/ Something … Continue reading
How many times have you heard that a desktop computer, a laptop, a tablet, and now I suppose a smartphone has more computing power than they had to get to the moon? I don’t know about that one way or the other. I do … Continue reading
This is the title of a 1976 movie and 1974 book based on a true WWII era event. A ship with over 900 Jews sailed from Germany to Cuba in 1939 because of the rising tide of anti-Semitism. Cuba wouldn’t … Continue reading
You know when a person says something and then says “but” that he is about to modify, and usually in a bad way, what he has just said. You would think “ever learning” has got to be a good thing. Not … Continue reading
What do yeast, holes, and pregnancy have in common? There really is no such thing as a “little” of any of these, and if nothing is done they will only get bigger. Sane people want the mother to grow bigger … Continue reading
There is such a word. Merriam-Webster online defines it as follows: with “womanly constancy or spirit.” I couldn’t find the word at all in my 1973 Macmillan Dictionary or in my 1983 unabridged Webster’s. Methinks this is another word made … Continue reading
“You’re just like China and North Korea” is what those promoting the gay agenda say to Christians who don’t want their marriages gay or their children propagandized. And you know what? They’re wrong; we’re worse.